Review of green supply chain management
by Ai Xu; Xiangpei Hu; Shufeng Gao
International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations (IJNVO), Vol. 12, No. 1, 2013

Abstract: Today, it is widely recognised that green supply chain management (GSCM) is essential for organisations to survive and prosper in the global market and networked economy, as a kind of modern management mode which takes environmental impact and resource efficiency into a comprehensive consideration within the entire supply chain. A systematic literature review of green supply chain is presented in this paper. Firstly, this paper discusses the concept and connotation of GSCM. Then the operations of GSCM and their research progress are detailed from the perspectives of motivation and influence factors, operational decision-making and game analysis. This paper also elaborates the research results about the performance evaluation and the applications in specific industries of GSCM. Finally, this paper identifies some research fields need to be studied in the near future.

Online publication date: Mon, 31-Mar-2014

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